Dr. Moustafa Afyouni, President of the University of Aleppo, Syria, met with Professor Mohammad Kafi, President of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), on Sunday, December 22, 2019. During the meeting, Prof. Kafi pointed to the necessity of continuing and expanding academic relations between Iran and Syria and declared it as one of the main programs of FUM. He mentioned that this work is important for the transference of technology. He also announced the readiness of FUM to hold joint courses, acceptance of study opportunities for professors and students in Syria, and exchange of professors and students between the two countries and participation in its development plans.
Dr. Afyouni expressed that Syrian universities, especially Aleppo University have a wide relation with FUM, and stated that there had been no interruption in educational programs despite the war in Syria. He emphasized the necessity of transferring technology to the University of Aleppo, holding courses for professors and staff and exchanging professors. He praised and thanked FUM for sending two professors of Persian language and literature to revitalize the Persian language and literature department at the universities of Aleppo in the new academic year. he.
During the meeting, Dr. Ehsan Ghabool, Head of International Academic Relations of FUM, mentioned some of the joint programs between FUM and University of Aleppo, including the exchange of two professors, including the exchange of two professors, the establishment of some University laboratories at the University of Aleppo, and the holding of a joint Undergraduate Farsi language and literature course.